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Mentoring for a brighter future

Mentoring for a brighter future | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
A lack of information for parents about the subjects that universities prefer is leading to an ‘accidental cultural bias’ against poorer students, it is claimed. Sam Phipps reports
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AQMeN's Professor Cristina Iannelli on the role of subject choice in creating 'accidental bias' against students from disadvantaged backgrounds. 

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Scotland has a ‘moral, social and economic duty’ to tackle equal access to university | Holyrood Magazine

Scotland has a ‘moral, social and economic duty’ to tackle equal access to university | Holyrood Magazine | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
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Scotland's gap between rich and poor pupils widening, figures show

Scotland's gap between rich and poor pupils widening, figures show | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
Exam data for 32 Scottish councils finds that disparity in Highers results between least wealthy 20% and richest 20% has risen
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Subject choice in Scottish schools "discriminates" against poorer pupils

Subject choice in Scottish schools "discriminates" against poorer pupils | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
PUPILS from Scotland's poorest backgrounds are being excluded from university because of subject choices at school, new research shows.
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AQMeN Co-Director Professor Cristina Iannelli on how inequalities are linked to school subject choice. 

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Comprehensive school system 'better and fairer' - BBC News

Comprehensive school system 'better and fairer' - BBC News | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
Comprehensive schooling has given more Scottish children equal opportunities to progress over the past 50 years, research suggests.
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Leaving scars: How recessions produce career criminals | British Politics and Policy at LSE

Leaving scars: How recessions produce career criminals | British Politics and Policy at LSE | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
New research by Anna Bindler and colleagues finds that young people who leave school during recessions are significantly more likely to get involved in crime
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A way forward on sentencing, rehabilitation and imprisonment | Holyrood Magazine

A way forward on sentencing, rehabilitation and imprisonment | Holyrood Magazine | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
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Education and research have serious impact - Irish Times

Education and research have serious impact - Irish Times | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
The benefits to society and the economy of a vibrant knowledge sector take many different forms
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Fewer top university offers go to black and Asian students, but UCAS research doesn't explain why

Fewer top university offers go to black and Asian students, but UCAS research doesn't explain why | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
UCAS says A-level grades and the choice of course are the reason for the gap in offers. But more evidence is needed.
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Make Scots education bill more effective, MSPs urge

Make Scots education bill more effective, MSPs urge | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Government is being urged to consider how flagship legislation aimed at closing the gap in education between rich and poor can be made more effective.
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Agenda: Chance must be seized to put clear blue water between watchdog and Police Scotland

Agenda: Chance must be seized to put clear blue water between watchdog and Police Scotland | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
By Kath Murray
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Hard Evidence: crime rates are down, but is the world a less harmful place?

Hard Evidence: crime rates are down, but is the world a less harmful place? | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
Crime rates have fallen - but our expert explains that it's too soon to celebrate.
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ScottishGovernment - News - Improving school qualifications

Education Secretary establishes expert group.
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Scottish justice system 'punishes poorer people'

Scottish justice system 'punishes poorer people' | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
Scotland's criminal justice system punishes poorer people and makes it difficult for them to escape poverty, according to an academic study.

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ESRC's curator insight, November 13, 2015 6:10 AM

This research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the Nuffield Foundation and the Scottish government.

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Think-tank commission challenges Scottish Government over education | Holyrood Magazine

Think-tank commission challenges Scottish Government over education | Holyrood Magazine | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
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Is Scotland’s education system failing the poor?

Is Scotland’s education system failing the poor? | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Government record on education has come under increased scrutiny following Nicola Sturgeon’s pledge to close the schooling gap between rich and poor areas.
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Why do grammar schools remain so popular?

Why do grammar schools remain so popular? | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
A new grammar school has been given the go-head in Kent, despite evidence that selective education increases inequality.
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Scottish homicide rate falls to record low - The Scotsman

Scottish homicide rate falls to record low - The Scotsman | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
THE number of homicide victims in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level since records began nearly 40 years ago, new figures show.
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Growing Out of Inequality - Project Syndicate

Growing Out of Inequality - Project Syndicate | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
Income inequality has been increasing in most major economies – and in many of them, it has been increasing significantly.
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Access to university depends on pupils' schools, study suggests - BBC News

Access to university depends on pupils' schools, study suggests - BBC News | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
The chances of Welsh pupils with similar exam results going on to university may have more to do with their school than previously thought, according to a new study.
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Majority of Scotland's colleges are 'failing young people from deprived areas' - Education News - Education - The Independent

Majority of Scotland's colleges are 'failing young people from deprived areas' - Education News - Education - The Independent | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
The majority of Scotland’s colleges are failing to educate enough young people from the most deprived parts of the country, according to new evidence due to be presented to MSPs.
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Herald View: A fresh start for our policing

Herald View: A fresh start for our policing | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
THE history books will show that Police Scotland came into being on April 1, 2013, but there may also be recorded another significant date,…
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Universities remain a hive of inequality – they must do more to attract the excluded

Universities remain a hive of inequality – they must do more to attract the excluded | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
The higher education sector must collaborate to reach out to applicants from poor and diverse backgrounds.
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Hear more about our research and discuss widening access to Higher Education at our forthcoming event as part of 2015 ESRC Festival of Social Science http://bit.ly/1LXcXBX ;

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23/06/2015, The Kaye Adams Programme - BBC Radio Scotland

23/06/2015, The Kaye Adams Programme - BBC Radio Scotland | Press coverage - Applied Quantitative Methods Network | Scoop.it
Kaye Adams presents the Phone-In Hour, plus lots more!
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AQMeN Director, Professor Susan McVie, appeared on BBC Scotland Morning Call with Kaye Adams.

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